Monthly Archives: April 2020

The second greatest commandment

Words: Paul Rubessa If you read through the gospel of Matthew, by the time you arrive at chapter 22, the influence of Jesus’ earthly ministry is growing. He has ridden into Jerusalem on a donkey with believers laying cloaks and branches on the road and shouting, “Hosanna to the son […]

Outgoing ADRA CEO Changed by Dedication to Service

When CEOs depart, it is common practice to acknowledge their contribution to bringing about change to the organisation. Paul Rubessa, who today announced his soon departure from the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Australia, instead highlighted how the agency’s people – particularly its supporters, volunteers and staff – changed […]

Changing seasons – my journey with ADRA

One of the many things that Linda and I loved about living in Melbourne (more than 20-years ago now) were the distinctive seasons. The changes were really noticeable – from summer to autumn, autumn to winter, winter to spring and then back to summer. There is something special about changing […]